National Basketball Association
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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jeremy Lin PG Prob Sat - Back - 1/17/19 Lin missed the last game with soreness in his lower back but is likely to play against the Celtics on Saturday.
Dewayne Dedmon C Ques Sat - Ankle - 1/15/19 Dedmon has been held out of the previous two games due to a left ankle sprain and it is uncertain if he will take part in Saturday's matchup against the Celtics.
Miles Plumlee C Late Jan - Knee - 1/7/19 Plumlee had a non-surgical procedure conducted on his left knee and is expected to miss at least two weeks.
Kent Bazemore SG Late Jan - Ankle - 1/11/19 Bazemore sustained a sprained right ankle and is expected to remain out of action until the latter part of January.
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Jabari Bird SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 10/27/18 Bird is dealing with a personal matter and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
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Jared Dudley SF Out Fri - Hamstring - 1/17/19 Dudley missed his third-consecutive game due to a left hamstring injury and will not return against the Magic on Friday.
Dzanan Musa SG Late Jan - Shoulder - 1/13/19 Musa suffered a left shoulder subluxation and is likely to remain out of the lineup until the end of January.
Allen Crabbe SG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/3/19 Crabbe is sidelined with a sore right knee and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Caris LeVert SG Mid Feb - Foot - 11/13/18 LeVert sustained a subtalar dislocation in his right foot along with ligament damage. He is expected to miss two-to-three months of game action.
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Cody Zeller C Mid Feb - Hand - 1/3/19 Zeller sustained a fractured right hand and will miss six-to-eight weeks.
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Wendell Carter Jr. PF Ques Sat - Thumb - 1/18/19 Carter Jr. has a sprained left thumb and also a left knee injury. It is unknown if he will play Saturday against the Heat.
Denzel Valentine SG out for season - Ankle - 11/28/18 Valentine is expected to miss the remainder of the season after having reconstruction surgery on his left ankle.
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Tristan Thompson C Out Fri - Foot - 1/17/19 Thompson has been ruled out of Friday's contest against the Jazz due to left foot soreness.
Larry Nance Jr. PF Early Feb - Knee - 1/10/19 Nance has a sprained MCL in his right knee and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks of action.
David Nwaba SG Late Jan - Ankle - 1/11/19 Nwaba is sidelined with a left ankle sprain but is likely to return sometime before the latter part of January.
John Henson PF Out indefinitely - Wrist - 12/7/18 Henson is recovering from wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament. Although he will miss an extended period of time, it is expected that he will return sometime near the end of the season.
JR Smith SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 11/20/18 Smith is dealing with a personal matter and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
Kevin Love PF Mid Feb - Foot - 1/8/19 Love underwent surgery on his left big toe and is not expected to return until around the All-Star break.
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Dennis Smith Jr. PG Doub Sat - Illness - 1/18/19 Smith Jr. has sat out the previous four games with mid-back tightness and now ailing from an illness. He is not expected to draw back into the lineup against the Pacers on Saturday or the Bucks on Monday.
J.J. Barea PG out for season - Achilles - 1/14/19 Barea had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season.
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Will Barton SG Ques Sat - Personal - 1/18/19 Barton missed the last game due to a personal matter and it is uncertain if he will rejoin the team in time for Saturday's clash against the Cavaliers.
Jarred Vanderbilt SF Out indefinitely - Foot - 10/16/18 Vanderbilt is recuperating from right foot surgery and there is no timetable for return.
Isaiah Thomas PG Late Jan - Hip - 1/11/19 Thomas is recovering from a right hip surgery and is expected to remain out of action until at least the end of January.
Michael Porter Jr. PF Out indefinitely - Back - 10/16/18 Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and will miss an undetermined length of time.
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Ish Smith PG Prob Fri - Groin - 1/17/19 Smith is likely to suit up against the Heat on Friday despite a right adductor tear.
Stanley Johnson SF Prob Fri - Hamstring - 1/17/19 Johnson is nursing soreness in his right hamstring but it is anticipated that he will partake in Friday's tilt with the Heat.
Khyri Thomas SG Ques Fri - Back - 1/16/19 Thomas sat out the last game with lower-back soreness and it is unknown if he will be in Friday's lineup against the Heat.
Henry Ellenson PF Ques Fri - Ankle - 1/17/19 Ellenson is sidelined with a left ankle sprain and it is uncertain if he will return to the lineup against the Heat on Friday.
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DeMarcus Cousins C Prob Fri - Achilles - 1/17/19 Cousins is recuperating from a torn left Achilles tendon that ended his 2017-18 season. He is expected to make his season debut Friday against the Clippers.
Damian Jones C out for season - Pectoral - 12/9/18 Jones is recovering from surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle and it is likely he will miss the remainder of the season.
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Eric Gordon SG Prob Sat - Knee - 1/17/19 Gordon was lifted from the last game due to a sore knee but it is not expected to impede his status for Saturday's contest against the Lakers.
James Ennis III SF Ques Sat - Calf - 1/16/19 Ennis III sat out the previous game due to a lacerated left calf and it is undetermined if he will suit up against the Lakers on Saturday.
Brandon Knight PG Ques Sat - Knee - 1/16/19 Knight has been held out of the past three games with left knee soreness and it is unknown if he will return Saturday against the Lakers.
Clint Capela C Late Feb - Thumb - 1/17/19 Capela had surgery to repair the ligament damage in his right thumb and will likely need four-to-six weeks to recuperate.
Chris Paul PG Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/7/19 Paul suffered a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and is expected to remain sidelined until the latter part of January.
Carmelo Anthony SF Out indefinitely - Coach's Decision - 1/4/19 Anthony is away from the team while the head office determines his future with the organization.
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No injuries to report.
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Milos Teodosic PG Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/17/19 Teodosic has been held out of action due to knee tendinitis and it is unknown when he will rejoin the lineup.
Luc Mbah a Moute PF Late Jan - Knee - 1/11/19 Mbah a Moute has been sidelined with a sore left knee but is expected to return to action before the end of January.
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Rajon Rondo PG Late Jan - Finger - 1/1/19 Rondo is recovering from right ring finger surgery and is expected to miss four weeks of action.
LeBron James SF Out Sat - Groin - 1/18/19 James is sidelined with a strained left groin and it is undetermined if he will return to action Monday against the Warriors.
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Kyle Anderson SF Mid Feb - Ankle - 1/13/19 Anderson sustained a Grade 2 left ankle sprain and is expected to miss two-to-four weeks.
Dillon Brooks SG out for season - Toe - 1/9/19 Brooks is expected to miss the rest of the season due to surgery for an injured right big toe.
Chandler Parsons SF Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/8/19 Parsons is battling right knee soreness and will remain away from the team until management can figure out his future with the organization.
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Tyler Johnson SG Ques Fri - Illness - 1/17/19 Johnson is battling an illness and it is unknown if he will be available for Friday's matchup versus the Pistons.
Goran Dragic PG Mid Feb - Knee - 1/1/19 Dragic is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks recovering from arthroscopic right knee surgery.
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Tony Snell SG Ques Sat - Thumb - 1/17/19 Snell was lifted from the last game due to a right thumb injury and it is unknown if he will be in Saturday's lineup against the Magic.
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Tyus Jones PG Out indefinitely - Ankle - 1/15/19 Jones is sidelined with a left high-ankle sprain and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Robert Covington SF Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/6/19 Covington is suffering from a bone bruise in his right knee. There is no definitive timetable for return.
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No injuries to report.
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Enes Kanter C Ques Mon - Personal - 1/17/19 Kanter has sat out the past three games due to an illness and a personal-related matter. It is unclear if he will return Monday against the Thunder.
Kristaps Porzingis PF Mid Feb - Knee - 6/20/18 Porzingis is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and is not expected to return until sometime in February.
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Alex Abrines SG Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/2/19 Abrines is away from the team due to a personal matter and it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.
Andre Roberson SG Late Jan - Knee - 1/11/19 Roberson is recovering from offseason knee surgery and is also suffering from a small avulsion in his left knee. He is expected to remain sidelined until the end of January.
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Mo Bamba C Ques Fri - Foot - 1/16/19 Bamba has been held out of the previous four games due to a sore left foot it is unclear if he will return Friday against the Nets.
Timofey Mozgov C Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/4/19 Mozgov is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. There is no timetable for return.
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Markelle Fultz PG Late Jan - Shoulder - 1/11/19 Fultz has been diagnosed with Thoracic outlet syndrome in his shooting shoulder and is likely to remain on the shelf until the latter part of January.
Justin Patton C Out indefinitely - Foot - 11/10/18 Patton is recovering from multiple right foot surgeries and will miss an extended period of game action.
Zhaire Smith SG Out indefinitely - Foot - 9/27/18 Smith suffered a Jones fracture to his left foot and had surgery to repair the ailment. He also underwent a thoracoscopy to fix an allergic reaction from a food product and there is no timetable for return.
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Jamal Crawford SG Ques Sat - Knee - 1/17/19 Crawford has missed the past three games due to a sore left knee and it is unclear if he will return to action Saturday against the Hornets.
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Caleb Swanigan PF Ques Fri - Knee - 1/17/19 Swanigan has a right knee injury and it is unknown if he will be available Friday against the Pelicans.
Maurice Harkless SF Ques Fri - Knee - 1/17/19 Harkless has been held out of the previous five games with a left knee injury and it is uncertain if he will return against the Pelicans on Friday.
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No injuries to report.
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Dejounte Murray PG out for season - Knee - 10/8/18 Murray tore the ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss the 2018-19 season.
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OG Anunoby SF Ques Sat - Personal - 1/17/19 Anunoby is away from the team due to a personal matter and it is undetermined if he will rejoin the lineup Saturday against the Grizzlies.
Jonas Valanciunas C Mid Feb - Thumb - 1/9/19 Valanciunas is recovering from surgery to repair a dislocated left thumb and is four weeks away from returning.
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Raul Neto PG Late Jan - Groin - 1/15/19 Neto will be held out of the lineup due to a left groin strain and will be re-evaluated during the latter part of January.
Tony Bradley C Early Feb - Knee - 1/8/19 Bradley is expected to miss one month of action after having minor surgery to repair his right knee.
Ricky Rubio PG Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/16/19 Rubio is expected to miss two weeks of action due to a mild right hamstring strain.
Dante Exum PG Late Jan - Ankle - 1/15/19 Exum suffered a left ankle sprain and a further analysis on his condition will take place in two weeks.
Thabo Sefolosha SF Late Jan - Hamstring - 1/16/19 Sefolosha suffered a right hamstring strain and is likely to be absent from the lineup for 10-to-12 days.
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John Wall PG out for season - Heel - 12/30/18 Wall is expected to miss the remainder of the season after undergoing heel surgery.
Markieff Morris PF Mid Feb - Back - 1/3/19 Morris is sidelined with transient cervical neuropraxia causing stiffness in his upper-back and neck. He is expected to miss at least six weeks of action.
Dwight Howard C Late Feb - Back - 12/3/18 Howard had surgery performed on his lower back to relieve pain shooting down to his gluteal muscles and is expected to miss two-to-three months.